The Andy Clyde Columbia Comedies

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About the Book

Andy Clyde starred in the second-longest series of shorts at Columbia Pictures (after the Three Stooges), with nearly 80 productions from 1934 to 1956. This film-by-film analysis of Clyde’s Columbia short comedies features introductory chapters on his early life, stage work, silent films and early talkies, as well as concluding chapters on his appearances in feature films—including several Hopalong Cassidy westerns—and his television roles on such shows as Lassie and The Real McCoys. Rare photos and graphics are included.

About the Author(s)

James L. Neibaur is a film historian and scholar with more than 30 books and hundreds of articles appearing in Cineaste, Classic Images, Film Quarterly, Films in Review, Filmfax, and Encyclopædia Britannica.

Bibliographic Details

James L. Neibaur
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 212
Bibliographic Info: 61 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2018
pISBN: 978-1-4766-6860-4
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3097-7
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments  vi
Preface  1
I. Before Columbia  3
II. The Columbia Comedy Shorts  10
III. Clyde in Feature Films  192
IV. Clyde on Television  194
Notes  197
Bibliography  199
Index  201